Octopus with black bryonys | Recipes

Octopus with black bryonys

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  • 1 kilo octopus, chopped
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 2 bunches black bryony
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup aromatic red wine


Wash the black bryony and remove the lower hard part. Boil for 10 minutes, remove with a skimmer and drain completely. Slightly saute the onion in olive oil and add the octopus. Stir, add the wine and 1 cup water, cover it and simmer for another 45 minutes. Check with a fork, if the octopus is done. Then add the black bryony and season with salt and pepper. Remove the lid and boil for another 20 minutes. Serve the food warm.